The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse works under the direction of an PACT RN and reports to the Nurse Manager. The LPN/LVN is responsible for observing, recording and reporting changes in the patient's condition, as well as assisting in the development and revision of the patient-driven holistic care plan for life. The LPN/LVN is a member of the larger Team. The LPN/LVN requires a general review of their work by an RN for appropriateness and conformity with license, policies and procedures. The LPN is the technical expert for performing, reporting, and recording assigned nursing care, including, but not limited to: Administers oxygen therapy Medication administration Completes clinical reminders with appropriate consults and alerts as indicated Ensures medications/supplies are not expired and removed from inventory Accurately performs delegated procedures and treatments Assists with minor procedures, including obtaining and arranging necessary equipment, positioning patient, ensuring comfort and privacy. EKG, lab draws Data collection and documentation intervention of patient visit in applicable nursing note. Based on the patient's goals, reinforces through health coaching and other methods, patient and family health education, to include self-management, prevention and wellness. Assists in medication reconciliation. Notifies the provider of changes Measures, records vital signs and enters them in CPRS. Applies skin tests and measures and documents results. Visual acuity tests Performs Monofilament exams Closes encounters daily Checks the Crash Cart and AED per facility policy Complete the Blood Glucose meter check daily, as applicable. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays Hours Range from 7:00am to 8:00pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599693500
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